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Reception Weekly News March 29th

What a sleepy way to start the week; with an amazing pyjama party! We had been working so hard that we had filled up our jar with 40 shells! We had chosen to be like ‘Polly Jean Pyjama Queen’ and wear our pyjamas to school. In Literacy, we enjoyed writing sentences about our pyjamas. We …

Nursery Weekly News 28th March 2019

Today we began our final week of our ‘People Who Help Us’ topic by learning about builders and refuse collectors. In ‘Busy Fingers’ we played a game called ‘What’s Rubbish’. We had to move counters around the board and each time we landed on a piece of rubbish we had to decide if we could …

Reception Weekly News March 22nd

We have been learning all about Africa and Australia this week in Reception! On Monday, in Literacy we enjoyed listening to the classic African story of ‘Handa’s Surprise’. We then used our new tricky work ‘they’ and wrote a sentence about the ending where Handa met Akeyo with a basket of tangerines. We took time …

Magistrates Day

The girls in Form VI enjoyed a very informative and entertaining morning when two local magistrates ran a workshop at school.  The girls learnt about how our justice system works, thought about the effects of crime on victims and took part in a mock trial.

Nursery Weekly News 22nd March 2019

Today was rather a sad start to our week as three of our Nursery friends were poorly and also Mrs Weir. We hope they are back with us soon. In our ‘Busy Fingers’ the remaining children worked hard using real screwdrivers to screw screws into wood, (PD). We also play a great game with Mrs …

Reception Weekly News March 15th

We have enjoyed another busy week in Reception. On Monday in Literacy, we quickly revised all of our tricky words, sounds and digraphs. We learnt a new tricky word ‘there’. We found out that Paddington Bear comes from Peru in South America and found it on our world map. We then watched a clip of …

Maths Problems? No problem for Form VI!

Form VI were posed the following problem: Explain how the thirteen pieces making up the regular hexagon shown in the diagram can be re-assembled to form three smaller regular hexagons congruent to each other. It took Sophe and Izzy less than 15 minutes to solve the problem – can you do the same? Their solutions …

Form IV Class Assembly

Last week we performed our class assembly. We told the story of Ruatapu and Paikea – a Maori legend from New Zealand. You can view a video of us performing the Paikea haka on the school facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/699135033529150/posts/1919547641487877?sfns=mo

Nursery Weekly News 15th March 2019

  Monday had arrived and we began to think about some new ‘People Who Help Us’. This week we are thinking about Doctors and Nurses. In our adult led activity we took turns to talk and listen to one another speak about visits to the doctors. Most of the class remembered visiting the doctors to …